Carlos, Bayking represent the Philippines in WTA Future Stars Finals in Singapore

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Cebuana Lhuillier Girls’ Tennis Challenge winners, Bliss Bayking and Macie Carlos, are flanked by (from left) UTP board member Gerard Madronilla, Cebuana Lhuillier president and CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier, and UTP general manager Jackie Tomacruz.

Date Published: October 11, 2018

After winning the Cebuana Lhuillier Girls’ Tennis Challenge, rising tennis stars Macie Carlos and Bliss Bayking are headed to Singapore for the 2018 WTA Future Stars where they will compete against 46 other players coming from different countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

“I am confident that Macie Carlos and Bliss Bayking will perform well in the tournament. I have seen how they play at the Cebuana Lhuillier Girls’ Tennis Challenge and I am convinced that they have what it takes to go head-to-head with some of the world’s elite tennis players,” said Jean Henri Lhuillier, Unified Tennis

Philippines (UTP) president. He emphasized the importance of grassroots programs, tourneys and seminars made available nationwide as a means to further hone the skills of junior tennis players.

The WTA Future Stars competition features the best U14 and U16 junior players coming from 21 participating countries. The tournament will be held at the Kallang Tennis Centre from October 16 to 21, 2018.

It will be held simultaneously with the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore where the top eight elite womens’ tennis players will compete for the prestigious victory after the opening of the season.